Feb 9-April 6: Environmental Film Nights at the JMSC

The JMSC cordially invites members of the university community to attend weekly screenings of environmentally themed films.

The films include:

  • An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
  • Earth (2007)
  • March of the Penguins (2005)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Princess Monoke (1997)
  • The Cove (2009)
  • The Host (2006)

Earth will show on Wednesday, February 16 at 6 pm in Room 142 of the Main Building, The University of Hong Kong.

Students enrolled in CCGL9012 Media, Politics and the Environment are required to watch the films as part of their coursework for this new Common Core Curriculum course (https://jmsc.hku.hk/blogs/ccgl9012/223/).

Others are welcome to join us. Seats will be available on a first-come basis. Screening attendance is limited to 50.

Screenings start at 6 pm in classroom 142 of the Main Building.

Dr Miklos Sukosd of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre teaches the course Media, Politics and the Environment. Dr Sukosd and course TA Doug Meigs will host a discussion to follow each movie. More information about the course is available on CCGL9012’s courseblog here: https://jmsc.hku.hk/blogs/ccgl9012/about/ or contact Doug Meigs at dmeigs@hku.hk.

The film line-up:

1. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXY3d4cCtD8&feature=related
When: Wednesday, February 9 at 6 pm
Where: MB142

2. Earth (2007)
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeacjOkLjZ0
When: Wednesday, February 16 at 6 pm
Where: MB142

3. March of the Penguins (2005)
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB_GisVFboU
When: Wednesday, February 23 at 6 pm
Where: MB142

4. Avatar (2009)
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1_JBMrrYw8&feature=related
When: Wednesday, March 9 at 6 pm
Where: MB142

5. Princess Monoke (1997)
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkWWWKKA8jY
When: Wednesday, March 23 at 6 pm
Where: MB142

6. The Cove (2009)
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KRD8e20fBo
When: Wednesday, March 30 at 6 pm
Where: MB142

7. The Host (2006)
Film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kHKfN_VdUc&feature=related
When: Wednesday, April 6 at 6 pm
Where: MB142